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Observation by Alan Thomas: NGC6888 The Crescent Nebula

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Alan Thomas

Observer

Alan Thomas

Observed

2021 Sep 16 - 21:24

Uploaded

2021 Sep 18 - 10:31

Objects

The Crescent Nebula (NGC6888)

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Constellation

Cygnus

Field centre

RA: 20h12m
Dec: +38°18'
Position angle: -11°42'

Field size

0°31' × 0°32'

Equipment
  • Unistellar eQuinox 112mm reflector
Exposure

7min

Location

Norbreck Observatory, Warrington, Cheshire, UK

Target name

NGC6888 The Crescent Nebula in Cygnus

Title

NGC6888 The Crescent Nebula

About this image

A few whispy fragments of this faint emission nebula are captured here. Larger apertures/longer exposures show it to be part of what appears to be a giant cosmic potato!

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